Shoreditch, London – In a collision of musical ingenuity and the art of craft, The Streets’ frontman, Mike Skinner, and the world-renowned 1800 Tequila have joined forces to release a collaborative track that shatters boundaries and illuminates the path forward. Titled Turn Your Face Into The Sun, this exclusive masterpiece is more than just a song; it’s a testament to the enduring spirit of artistic expression and individuality.
A Pioneering Track with Timeless Appeal
Turn Your Face Into The Sun embodies the very essence of creative evolution. Mike Skinner’s lyrics flow seamlessly over a hypnotic beat, delivering his signature lyrical prowess. Skinner himself remarked, “I made this song while I was putting the finishing touches to my new album and film The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light. I like the fact that 1800 focuses on craft and that the creative that we’re working on together, the song and the bottle, feel unique and intentional. They have always worked with forward-thinking artists and collaborators – I’m glad to be up next.”
The track encapsulates the spirit of looking forward, always towards the light, leaving shadows behind. It’s an anthem for those who forge their own paths and embrace their uniqueness. Skinner’s iconic style melds seamlessly with the theme, creating a sonic journey that invites listeners to immerse themselves fully.
An Exclusive Event in Shoreditch
To celebrate this groundbreaking collaboration, 1800 Tequila is hosting an exclusive event on the 29th of September at the intimate Kachette venue in Shoreditch, London. Attendees will experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness Mike Skinner’s DJ set, where he’ll unveil his limited-edition bottle, the 1800 x Mike Skinner, available for purchase in October.
Tickets for this extraordinary event will be released online on the 18th of September at 9 am GMT, with an incredibly reasonable price tag of just £10. Additionally, a limited number of tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the venue for those who sign up for the online guest list. Each ticket includes a complimentary 1800 Tequila cocktail upon entry, featuring classics like the Paloma and Margarita, as well as a special Mike Skinner-inspired cocktail crafted exclusively for the night.
Championing Creativity and Independence
This exclusive track, created in collaboration with 1800, the world’s most awarded tequila, pays homage to optimism and the spirit of independence. It underscores the brand’s Essential Artists campaign, dedicated to celebrating creatives, culture, independent thinkers, and artists. Past collaborators include Kojey Radical and Daniel Cordas. Mike Skinner, a luminary in UK garage music and street culture, aligns perfectly with the brand’s mission, encapsulating the essence of the song.
Turn Your Face Into The Sun is now available on all major streaming platforms, offering a glimpse of what’s to come in The Streets’ highly anticipated new album and film, The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light, slated for release on the 20th of October 2023. This marks The Streets’ first album in over a decade, promising a thrilling return to the forefront of the music scene.
Fans of The Streets can catch them live on their UK headline tour starting in October, with tickets available now for purchase. This musical journey promises to be a testament to the enduring appeal of The Streets and their commitment to pushing creative boundaries.
- 26 – Nottingham, Rock City
- 27 – Manchester, O2 Victoria Warehouse
- 28 – Sheffield, O2 Academy
- 2 – Glasgow, O2 Academy
- 3 – Newcastle, O2 City Hall
- 4 – Leeds, O2 Academy
- 9 – Liverpool, The Mountford Hall
- 10 – Birmingham, O2 Academy
- 13 – Norwich, The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
- 14 – Bournemouth, O2 Academy
- 16 – London, Alexandra Palace
As we journey into the future of music and creativity, Turn Your Face Into The Sun stands as a beacon, reminding us all to look ahead, embrace our unique paths, and bask in the light of innovation. Mike Skinner and 1800 Tequila have given us a glimpse into the limitless possibilities of artistry, and we eagerly anticipate what’s to come from this dynamic partnership.